February 05, 2021
The US Doesn’t Need to Worry About Japan (or Any Other Ally) Going Nuclear
By Gregory Kulacki
No U.S. ally is going to become the next North Korea. That’s a thin excuse for a new U.S. nuclear buildup.
November 02, 2018
The Dangerous Naivety of ICAN
By Yukari Easton
Should Japan sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which ICAN champions?
October 07, 2016
Nuke or No Nuke? Japan’s Long Dilemma
By Yo-Jung Chen
The discreet temptation for a national nuclear deterrent has persisted for decades.
September 19, 2016
Is It Time for Nuclear Sharing in East Asia?
By Elmar Hellendoorn and Christine M. Leah
The dynamics that generated U.S.-NATO nuclear sharing in Europe in the late 1950s seem to be emerging in Asia today.
April 07, 2016
Why A Trump Presidency Would Be Bad For Asia
By Khang Vu
Donald Trump's foreign policy would have negative repercussions for the Asia-Pacific region.
August 22, 2014
Okay, the U.S. Is Very, Very Likely to Defend Japan, Then
By Jun Okumura
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands to Japan…or the importance of Japan to the US.